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-Xq, hIio is not at homo." C. P. Thoraaion was up from Pecos, 'JThursduy. Mr.b. L. Oglo visited In Iloswoll WedliosUny. W. 0, Hamilton was In tho upper valloy Wednesday. Itov. Kdington was In town Wednes day on tilfl my to Jtl Paso. J. 0. Donny 11 knlgh of tho grip, wan hustling among Bddy murchuiita thin week. . II, II. Davis had concluded to Jro main in Eddy and expects Ids family In a low days, John Miller, tho carpenter, came up Saturday from Uutatow and moved his family this week. Ohas. Walters, tho P. V. Ity. brake man, left Tuesday for Do Soto, Nebras kato visit his family. Tho game of ball between Kddy and Florenoo last Sundunat Plorenco, was !H to 12 In favor of Kudy. Chas. Joyce passed through town on-routu to tils homu at Hoswell after a visit in tho east, Thursday. J. C. licit of tho Hat ranch was In town Thursday occompuuicd by Hor ace Williams of tho T-X outfit. Miss Winnio Cowan, of llngerman, who was very 111 with typhoid fever is now on tho road to recovery, J. D. Walkor wont unto Hopo. Mon day, und traded his Stuol Dust ulullton "Clem" oft for a big herd of goats. Mr. and Mrs. a. W.Jloylor will re move August 10th to Cuernavacu, Mexico, whoro they will make their fu turo home. Mrs. W. II. Hutchison ban ro-oponcd tho Tremont House on Urcon street near Canon, and will conduct of first clasH boarding houso, Tho ladles of tho Guild will glvo a town social next Friday ovunlug on thj Windsor lawn. Ico cream cake sherbot eto.wlll bo served. Clma. Jtussel left Wednesday for Jeromo, Arizona on a prospecting tour. Jtd King Is looking after his business while Mr. JtussollTs absent, A regulor business, meeting of tho Bpwnrth Leuguo of tho M. E. church will be held Monday ovonlng, when a full attendance of members is espec ially requested. Some luiporlaut bust, ness. Tho i. V. Ity. bridge gang co'mo In this ,?fcek from the north end of the lino having completed tho ropalr work on that end. They will now begin ou tho work and repair tho cntlFq lino to Po cos City. 7 While roping i cow tost Horaco Williams -.undnv. ..r tun iccwcuwv.'.y caught x X outfit tils hand in the ui'uiuiTraiingtr niu iiiiucis or -o palm severely, from nana in a rfhlcU ho now curries his -ling. nr js. Jioessicr camo In yesterday II. Ebv and .oompaulud by Itov, 3, wuiro oiucr reprcsumativo uunnnrus from Indiana Thny are here Ui look over the valley aud will probably so tect land for a colony of Duukards. 'ltie mucli talked of blcyclo raco t)Otwoen Dill Kircher and Ilert Leek for tho championship of tho I'ecoB Valloy will bo pulled oil Soptember 1st, firovlded there Is enough money to ustlfy it. Kirchers backer's claim to navo plenty of good money for tho oc cnslon, Mrs. V. II. Luslc of Ulutnn Wnll ranch died Tuesday at Hotel Windsor at toil a. m. from tho clTccts of an op. oration performed Saturday afternoon 'to roraovo tho ovaries, tbey bclnir dis eased. Mrs. Lusk leaves a husband' ana six little sons to mourn hor loss, outs, ijusk ,wob iniriy six years oiu. i. u. jioii, or tne jiat itancn. nua a narrow escapo last Sunday whllo ron. log calves. Ho accidentally ropod n cow, was thrown from his hnrso and kicked In tho breast. Tom Vest caught mo norso una prooaniy savca Hell s life as tho cow was ubout to toss him up on her horns, licit is an actlvo roper, but wns caught this tlmo. Itov, It. II. It. Burnett, of Dallas, who has been conducting tho rovlval meeting in tho Methodist church, clos ed tho meetings Thursday after eight days of good and faithful work. Itov. liurnettisanablo avangclist and has done much good In Kddy. Ho depart ed on Friday's train for tho Davis mountains, whero ho will spend a week or two. Tho Pocob baso ball team arrived on tho morning train and will cross, bats with tho Eddy team this ufterno on. Tho Pocos team Is a strona ana. whllo tho Eddy team Is tho best over organized in tho town. Tho game will do canca ni i p. m, suarp m oraor to give tho visitors a chaneo to return homo on tho afternoon train. If you want to sco n good gamo of ball turn out to mis one. J. E. Winslow and wlfo and Mr. Knowels roturoed Sunday from Lin coln to which point tliay accompanied E. W. Lowe. When they arrived at Lincoln Mr. Lowo was feeling so sick bo requested to bo taken bock to Itos well but no spring wagon could bo se cured at once. The party then stopped st tho Kills ranch just this side of Lin coln where Mr. Lowo dlod the next day, Weduesday thcfiist. Tho body was sent to Iioswell by atago and In terred by tho Masonic fraternity. The Pecos Club. Tho following are the names of thn Fecos nlno with positions: Prod Pierce, pitcher: Bill Olune, catcher! 11. Bennett, short stop: Frank Mch'nlly, 1st basei E. It. Head, Sad bj A. L. I'rowlt, 3rd bj Chas. Duun, left field: Jim I'rowlt, center field: Harris Walthall, right field; Jim Brown is manager. Tho legal fraternity is represented bytieo. KsUw and Judge Walthall. The other visitors are: Jesse Heard, JohnSlsk, Jno. (Irecrj CD. Smith of tho News. Chas. Bianahan aud young Powell. About half the crowd Intending to! attend wero left on account of being unable to uwake at the unreasonable hour of three a ni- when tho train left for Kddy. Bddy Drug Co, Inrorporntcd. Tho Kddy Drug Co tiled artlolos of Incorporation last week with the territorial Secretary. Tho capital stoskls 810,000, one half paid up Tho organizers nro: Herbert! Potter John 9. McKwau, Jonnlo A. Potter and Win. L MoEwun. The business to be conducted Is a general drug and statonory Store. Mr. II. L. Potter who has been tho chief mover In tho drug business Is tho president of the new Company whllo Jno. 8. Mc Kwen is general manager and Win, L. Mo K won tho secretary. Mr. II. L. Potter expects to leave shortly for an extended visit lis life old homo in Wis consln and has arranged matters now so as to bo onabLod tu tuke tho much desired trlp.Thp now company In tho hands of J.S MoKwon wnoisnn experienced druggist will undoubtedly prosper fullin tho futuro as In the past. Tho lines of drugs, books, Jew crlry and periodicals ar every complo to and tlio tho storo Is headquarters for new bicycles, cool drinks nnd fine cigars, ROSWELL ITDA15 From tho rtotwell Iteglster. J. 11. Devino and .family loft last Wednesday for Lincoln whero Mrs. Do vino nnd lllnneho will remain several weeks, enjoying tho roontitula air. Mr. Devino will return at once. 0. L. lluit csmodown from Nogs) tho foto pari of this week and took back with him sovcral now rigs tor thn now livery stnbla lately stsr.ted there by 0.0. Davis and UlarK Uusl, . It. P. Harnett and family started to tho mountain for a fO or llitco cox's outing last Wednesday. They will visit Haglo Creek nnd Nogal nelghorhood. U.K. Thurber returned from Jtlchardion Ki Capltan Land A OattloUo'shoadqniutcr on Wednesday and left uoxt day tor bis homo at llnlly, Idaho. Work on tho New Mexico Military Ins titute is progressing nicely. Tho basement wall nw up level with tho ground, and the water nolo will bo put on lusldo ol two weeks. It scorns that fruit Is to bo had at the Itoswcll Land & Water CoSi orehnrds tblsyoar at thrco cents n pound. This makes fruit more roasonablo than usual and should Incrcaso tho demand. It. E. Htshop has two pet prslrio dugs at tho depot. Dno of tbom Is so tnmc that ho Is rosily a vory Interesting Utile animal, shoving decided satisfaction when being rubbed and handled, J. A. Stapp, Hvln" '". ' hi tho slaffftsln of hen- -;t Arroyo, died suddenly (,. ..I, fulluro lost Friday morning .uab iuili ill 1 1 II ( uri-UKIUSl 110 loavoH a wuu mm tour children. A.L. Oootz, manager of thoA.S, Uoctz farm, brought to tbo Iteglstoi' oiuco ono uay tins week a handsomo specimou of Olapp'8 Favorite pear Ho juyB tho trees oro Joudnd with them, It being necessary to prop many of the limbs lu order to prevent damage to the trees. The many fr ouds of f'lmn v. Vmtt of Prutt Bros. ftScay, coinmlnaloii mor. cliunU hero, are glad to sco his Jovlul face on our streets again. Ho came In on Sunday's train from Old Mexico wnero no lias been s inn ina Kiinsnq corn for tho Mexican markets along the lino or tho Mexican Central Ity, Ho has disposed of ovor 200 cor loads In tho lust fow months and ho says ho mndo iiu muuuy muru inui no uiu not scrum bio for W. C. T. U. COLUfllN. Tho ladles of tho W. 0. T. ti. will give u contest in trio Methodist church on luesuuy, August tlio loth. A full programo win appeur next wcok. A school boy of Austalla nut hU youthful enthusiasm Into uu uiTectlvo essav on totui abstnlnanco as follows "1 abstain from alcoholic drinks ho cause 1 would excel as a cricketer; uruui nurH iiubluih uh a wnnnri wmmn suys abstain us an oarsman: Hanlon Buys abstain us a swimmer; Webb Bays abstain as n missionary; Livingston suys abstain as n prenchvr; Burrar says abstain; asylums, prisons und work housea repeat the cry abstain, und tho women oi too uuristtaii Temperuuco Union hold tin their hands and rrr n loud abstain from alcoholic drinks and tho ubo of tobacco and tho things that will drag u man down and tako from him his character und rentitntlnn. destroy his mind and body and causo uiiu io iuuau ins soul, A Utile bov led U tmllcitinaii lint ntli. er day to a houso which appeared at urst to no uesertea; but at last n little in anpoarcu ut tno uoor ana suld sho Kept uouso tor ner rattier and two lit tlo brothers. Sho ia only ton ycuis old. "1 am all alone to day," tho child suld, "Pupa is drunk and has gouo away, ho has Bold lots of tho furnl ture." On examination It was found that tho father was only a fow years slnco a well known Wall Street broker and a member of tho Stock Exchange. He married a beautiful girl out of a splendid family, whoso parents gavo hor a present of ten thousand dollars on her wedding-day. This money and all of her husband's fortune has ben spent In tho saloon. A month ugn sho died and tho husband has been drunk ever Blnco. Who oau compute tho was to that has gone on In that horael No wonder the prophet ox claims: "Whereforo do yo spend money for that which is not broad ?nd your labor for that which satis ileth not?" Why not tho government pay a bou tyfor raising cotton? It Is as just to pay the cotton grower as tho sugar grower or any other Industry. Notice. Bread tlcketa will ia rniMntmui cash or bread on or before Aug. 1st, as 1 Intend to elose my business. K. F. UAR1.R. Hot and cold hatha at the Rlltn iihnn at all hours, In the Oborne block. Puilura forllortM. I will posture horses the summer nr. tho Rogers farm uear Otis at one dollar per month each, N. 0 Kaybku. Norrtial Institute. Xoxt Monday tho teacher liutlliito for Kddy county will meet at the high school room In tho Kddy school build ing with Miss J. Prutt in charge as con ductor. In order that all may know the law concerning the county teachers Instit ute it Is given below In full: Suction 1. Tho county sanorlntend onU of publo schools shall hold annunliy for a term of nut iwi than two weeks, a normal Institute for tho Instruction of lookers or tlioio desiring to teach. The o tin yiupt'rtnicuiitiMU oi puouo scnoois with tut, hiiv.i'i- mm (tiiiintiiii uf tlio l't'rri. toriaiBuioriutttiiiii-uiiruullt) Instruction, sunn tieiHfmiiitiihi' nine and place ut bold Imt such normal institutes, and shall se leutn conductor ami Instructor for the same: 1'rovlded, So person shall bo soloc ted ns conductor or instructor who Is not Rrnituata of soma state or territorial nor rant school or other state or territorial ed ucational institution, Hkc. a. To defray tho expenses of said Institute tho cotiaty superintendent shall rcuiro the payment of a rnntouablo tui tion from esoh attendant not to exceed (or anv neosion tlio sum of five dollars. Italian bo compulsory upon all (etchers teaching within tho county to nttend tho county normal or to show a certtQcato oi nttenuanca of tomo normal Institute held within tho year. Sec. i. The fund thus created shall be dcilithatcd "tho normal Institute fund" and the county treasurer shall bo the cus todian of tho said fund. Bnc. 6. Tho county superintendent shall, at tho close of each Institute, transfer to the county treasurer all moneys receiv ed by him, at provided for In section 3, together with the u mo of tho porson con tributing said amount: and the county treasurer shall place nil sucti money to tho credit of the normal Institute fund. Si:c.. All disbursement of the "nor mal Institute fund," shall bo upon the or der nltlm county superlntendunt; and no order shall be drawn ou said fund except for clalmi approved be tho county super tntnnilcnt for service rendered In connec tion wiih normal Institutes. All laws and parts of Ihws hi conlllct with this act are hereby repealed nnd thus (this) net-to be lntull force and effect from and after Its pissRgq. Tho feo prescribed for Kddy County Is flvo dollars nnd Is paynbto to tho superintendent . beforo tho Instltuto opens. Tho superintendent Is respon sible for tho expenses incurred and therefore with tho limited number of teachers has been compelled to mako tho feo flvo dollars which will bo bare ly sulllelont to pay the inetfuctor for two weeks. Tho advautagp v touchers Instltuto ar ' of fhn different nietb- mnn.i?wid Tho hissed - "J Pf 'n'H'n ro find tho oxper chco ofnn nnio instructor of many ypru oxperl onco gives tho teacher of only a fow yearn many valuable hint not soon forgotten ttspcolnly If actively engaged ... tui.miiiK. jviiuiiurH inNiiiuics navo becomo common throiighnutltho Unit. I'd States und tho wonder is Now Mex ico was no delatory tn providing com , ulsory attendanco The only roasou that thoio who nretend t bo opposed to statehood for ."few Mox-li-ocan scaro up, Is that under statehood b idlers would have a freer rcopo tor net--t 'ii, than under the present territorial government. Of coursothlsis miro non- si i.to nnd wholly unworthy ot attempted rci'itathn by inetns of logical or reasons bl arRumciit. Tho best men tho men who ha u made Now Mexico what I tU today nr. unit for statehood, and tho locallcd opi.'nitioii is hardly worthy ot notice coi . mg ns It docs, to n eargo extent, from a fow mosxbnutcs nnd back numbers who are co' -intoa to loir nloiiB in tho sima old rut Tuiycb men enterprise, progress, pi .ind energy aro like a red flafl waved in umrucoora .Dull, in thn cit es they are miniiilnutod sllurious, andarpalwsys to ix. round opposing tho oponinjrof new and .n fact any enterprise, In fatt at all that progressive cltlxcns favor. That like old Methods, old buildings nnd old things gem .ally, nnd havo n strong afflblty fur any hlug thatlsaifclentnnd moss covered. it is tarn enough to assert that In tho case ut 1st tie their wishes will not bo respected, .now Mexico must bo admitted o state- boot' Tho people of the territory demand It, and (hoy will bo satisfied with nothing less.--wanta va Now Mexican. Card of Thanks, I tako tills method of expressing my grateful appreciation nnd heartfelt thanks to tho many kind nconle of Cddy who rendored assistance durine tno iiiness ana death of my beloved wiro. V H. Lusk. Strayed Jcroy Cow, My three year old Jersey cow itrnvorl away tho 12th, from my placo three miles weatof Kddy. Send inclination to iu j otios, nuay ti, hi. lioard I and lodging uttho Tremont House, IlootiiB to rent during" tho Nor mal. Hnrso and buggy Kuqulro ut bukory. for .eslo cheap Por Sale. At a saorlllce. Fine piano and three orsoe. Knqulro nt this olllco. Kins Ilurlmin Hull, I have u flue youm, Durlwm bull nt the lankenshln pluue ut charge of W, 11. Woods-82.60 to Insure. M. PiliLMi'g. 1'ure bred S. 0. Hrown Leghorn chickcu eggs, only 81.00 por setting of IB- , . Oko. A. Mkvmii, marlo-iat. Otls,N.M flsvar. (JKatQM VATIMYB. uwvntBuvsi i s si Kam FIVE HUN D OUT ON ft BIG STRIKE. Tills is 'BxJLOls.&t" to lamy predicted tenyears ag UO 1-0 14 lXli-JL-i- XZTlXX. Cii3C KXi.j for low fbioeJ X'hrooirirgo Inyoicos of Well ".I-Don't Think; see what Low Prices are. with what and then, count the might have Toilet soap 3 cakes for Novels, 3 for Uood Buggy Whips Boys Fedoro creasefi Mens 4t Ladies Summer Corsets Men's Tennis Shoes 2 spools of Thread for Mowing Machine Oilers Window Shades Ladies White Skirts Largo 2bladed 1XL Knives 75 Large Zinc Trunks 3.00 Telescope Valises 75o to 1.40 Visiting Cards per pack 10 Fine Dressing Combs 10 Florida Water por Bottle 15 Bay Rum " 15 Uiass Fruit Jars per doz.1.15 MEEHAN & CO. RED THODSAN MINERS only si '-Drop In Tlx "wlxat DE3d.-wa.rd. Bel HOWSOMEVER? 1X1 5Tw r GOQDIIftvingBo.on SOMEWHAT? you bave been payini SAVED. 10c. 25 20 Hats 80 l.oo 50 60 05 10 25 $0 ri Are Still Sfcrikin JLlocQ.ivcd Tho P.osfc Wpok. Look an Compart Dollars you Crash per yard 06 Finelngrain Rugs 86x72 $1.50 Web Halters 30 Galvan. 10 qt. Buckets 30 " Milk Pails 20 Men's Socks per doz. pair 65 " Suits Underwear 50 " Fancy Straw Hats 35 Silk remnants por yard 30 Silk Elastic 03 25 yds. 3 ply Cnrpofc per ynrd 55 Boat Black Ink nor JJofctlo 05 Mucijago " 05 2Inchnuint Brush 15 Boys Wool lints 30 12 Yards Torohoau Laco 10 Tm Dippers all sizos 05 Ready Mixed Household Paints 7 ,r." JSH Oolovs per can 25 HOady Mixed Oarriaco Paints all Uolors por can 25 Eddy, Nfcw Mexico.